Shakespeare-Wallah

  • 1965




48 %
$ 0 Million

Shakespeare-Wallah is a 1965 English-language Drama film written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and directed by James Ivory and produced by Ismail Merchant. The story of a family troupe of English actors in India. They travel around the towns and villages giving performances of Shakespearean plays. Through their travels we the changing face of India as the old is replaced by the new, Maharajas become hotel owners, sports become important than culture and the theater is replaced by Bolliwood movies. Based on the travels of Geoffrey Kendal with his daughter Felicity Kendal. Written by Steve Crook. Shakespeare-wallah features Shashi Kapoor in the lead role along with an ensemble cast including Felicity Kendal, Madhur Jaffrey, Geoffrey Kendal, Partap Sharma, Laura Liddell and Utpal Dutt. The music was composed by Satyajit Ray. Cinematography was done by Subrata Mitra and editing by Amit Bose. The motion picture has a running time of 120 minutes. The movie made a box office gross of $0 million.

Release Date 1965
Run Time 2 HOURS 0 MINUTE
Language

English, Hindi

Genre

Drama

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